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  • Local |Kansas State University | August 25, 2013

    Armed with marker boards and twin XL sheets, thousands unpack at K-State’s residence halls


    Before Kansas State University students return to classes on Monday, thousands of them have to move into their new homes in the residence halls. Hannah Robinson, who is majoring in business at K-State, moved into Boyd Hall on Saturday. “I had never been in the

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 25, 2013

    Huelskamp town hall draws 140


    Love him or hate him, Tim Huelskamp can draw a crowd. The First District representative in Congress showed that Friday afternoon when nearly 140 persons showed up for his Town Hall appearance at the Manhattan Public Library. Judging from more than 15 questions fired at the congressman

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 25, 2013

    With a growing population, the city looks to improve parks

    With an eye toward an ever-growing population, city officials are making moves to increase the amount of park space in Manhattan. Eddie Eastes, acting Parks and Rec director, said the city currently owns about 550 to 580 acres of developed park land. That works out to about 10

  • Local |Business | August 25, 2013

    Wareham signs management contract

    The Wareham Opera House, owned by Darrel Hills, has recently signed a multiple-year contract with Ryan Platt of RPA Entertainment to run and operate the house. This new management will bring new and exciting acts to Manhattan, including music and comedy acts. Up-coming events can

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 25, 2013

    Local man appointed to state board

    TOPEKA — Governor Sam Brownback recently appointed David Vail of Manhattan to the Kansas Humanities Council Board of Directors. He joins a 22-member board representing leaders from across the state. David Vail is an assistant professor with Kansas State University Libraries and serves as public services

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 25, 2013

    K-State researcher says working overtime detrimental to health

    Working overtime may cost you your health, according to a Kansas State University doctoral researcher. Sarah Asebedo, doctoral student in personal financial planning and conflict resolution, Edina, Minn., conducted a study using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979. She and her colleagues—Sonya Britt, assistant

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 25, 2013

    Man shot in Junction City

    A Fort Riley soldier was injured when he was shot early Saturday morning outside a Junction City club. Jeffrey D. Bragg Jr., 20, reportedly was shot in the parking lot of Club Rose, 851 Grant Ave. Junction City. Police were dispatched to the Shell Station at 1808 N.

  • Local |Education | August 25, 2013

    Kansas native leads way for high school activities, athletics

    School is back in session and fall sports are gearing up. Have you ever wondered: Who coaches the coaches? Who officiates the officials? Who records the records? And for that matter, who leads the youth leaders? It is essential that there is a state high

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 23, 2013

    Touchdown: Stadium a finished product


    The new West Stadium Center is officially complete, with plenty of time to spare before K-State’s first kickoff. The architecture firm AECOM announced Thursday that the $75 million renovation of the west side of Bill Snyder Family Stadium is finished. The project, which took eight

  • Local |Traffic | August 23, 2013

    Returning student, fans will find a wealth of obstacles

    Confusing traffic patterns created by construction work will be no surprise to Manhattan residents. But students returning to Kansas State University and fans populating the area for athletic events may have to apply additional common sense for several weeks, authorities say. That work is ongoing

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